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This Guy Is No Longer School Board President After Calling a Mom ‘Chubby Wubby’
New York Magazine ^ | 5/14/2014 | Joe Coscarelli

Posted on 05/14/2014 11:49:18 AM PDT by nickcarraway

Ray Cote, the charming fellow pictured here, has resigned as the board of education president in Mahopac, New York, just north of the city, after a hot mike caught him calling a parent fat. "This one here, chubby wubby, she gets fatter and fatter at every meeting. She really does," said Cote at a board gathering that was being streamed live online. A committed mother watching at home put the clip on YouTube, like a small-town V. Stiviano, and now the jerk is gone.

"It totally tells us that he cares nothing for the community that he says he upholds," said the concerned parent with a working knowledge of how to go viral. "Nothing. He cares nothing for us."

"My words were inappropriate and do not reflect my feelings or attitudes," said Cote in a statement. "I will strive to regain the trust and respect of the community." Cote, it turns out, belongs to a "diversity and sensitivity team" created after students posted racially insensitive comments on Twitter earlier this year. Or he used to.


TOPICS: Education; Weird Stuff
KEYWORDS: homophobia
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1 posted on 05/14/2014 11:49:18 AM PDT by nickcarraway
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To: nickcarraway

Name that party!


2 posted on 05/14/2014 11:49:52 AM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans!)
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To: nickcarraway

Good. THIS is the right kind of outrage!

The SOB, like all liberals, thought that he had the right to judge.

But will this be on the 6 o’clock news?


3 posted on 05/14/2014 11:52:48 AM PDT by I want the USA back (Media: completely irresponsible. Complicit in the destruction of this country.)
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To: nickcarraway
In his communithy that would bring howls of laughter.
4 posted on 05/14/2014 11:53:12 AM PDT by DManA
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To: nickcarraway

Taken out of context, obviously.


5 posted on 05/14/2014 11:54:25 AM PDT by ButThreeLeftsDo (Support Free Republic!!!)
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To: nickcarraway

Oh, good grief-now we all have a constitutional right not to be offended?


6 posted on 05/14/2014 11:56:11 AM PDT by Texan5 ("You've got to saddle up your boys, you've got to draw a hard line"...)
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To: nickcarraway

My reply to him: “Listen, you exit aperture of the digestive system. You look like a male member with fur. Your grin reminds me of something I saw at a zoo.”

Of course, my actual words would be somewhat different.


7 posted on 05/14/2014 11:59:18 AM PDT by I want the USA back (Media: completely irresponsible. Complicit in the destruction of this country.)
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To: Texan5

I am waiting for NSA to publish a few things I have to say about the jerk in the White House.


8 posted on 05/14/2014 11:59:40 AM PDT by Mouton (The insurrection laws perpetuate what we have for a government now.)
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To: nickcarraway

Ever notice how sensitivity specialists are INsensitive?

A close parallel is how shootings occur after those stupid (and well-subsidized) “NON-violence Summits” in da hood.

Another one is how people who extravagantly say, “It’s NOT about the money” are almost always the super greedy ones.


9 posted on 05/14/2014 12:03:07 PM PDT by gaijin
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To: Mouton
I am waiting for NSA to publish a few things I have to say about the jerk in the White House.

All the NSA would have to do in my case is to look at my facebook page.
10 posted on 05/14/2014 12:03:11 PM PDT by jrg
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To: ButThreeLeftsDo

“What I meant to say was........”


11 posted on 05/14/2014 12:04:16 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: Texan5

It certainly displays an incredible lack of professionalism.


12 posted on 05/14/2014 12:05:21 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: nickcarraway

Yeah, but was WAS she fat?


13 posted on 05/14/2014 12:12:12 PM PDT by Cowboy Bob (They are called "Liberals" because the word "parasite" was already taken.)
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To: nickcarraway

It's not like he called all the women in San Antonio fat!

He should stand by his comments like that Black ESPN dude.

14 posted on 05/14/2014 12:12:12 PM PDT by TexasCajun
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To: nickcarraway

Wait a minute! Is she FAT? Does she appear to be getting fatter?

We can’t keep railroading people out of their positions just because they say something rude. Especially when it was a PRIVATE conversation. It won’t be long and NO ONE will be able to speak the truth.

I don’t know if this man, (women would be even more cruel), is a Democrat or Republican, and I don’t care. He is or was free to speak his mind, in a “private” (not that it really matters) conversation. One person’s joke is another person’s imagined embarrassment, so ban all jokes? It is soon coming to that. As soon as you, (general you), get fired for YOUR joke, THEN the light will go on, but it will be too late.

PC, in all of its forms, is destroying this country. It very well may be already too late.

“He who is without sin among you, let him throw a stone at her first.”

In the next election, vote the guy out if you want to.

BTW don’t you think the fat lady KNOWS she is fat?

BTW I’m fat! Who cares?


15 posted on 05/14/2014 12:14:46 PM PDT by faucetman ( Just the facts, ma'am, Just the facts)
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To: nickcarraway
Was he telling the truth? Hard to tell which woman he is talking about in the video.
16 posted on 05/14/2014 12:14:55 PM PDT by fungoking (Tis a pleasure to live in the Ozarks)
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To: faucetman

This was at a board meeting, you say crap like that to a customer or another employee, you’d get fired so fast it would make your head spin.


17 posted on 05/14/2014 12:16:02 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: dfwgator

A meeting is not the place to make a personal remark, even as an aside. that said, chubby wubby obviously doesn’t have a skin to go with the rest of her-it is thin...


18 posted on 05/14/2014 12:16:05 PM PDT by Texan5 ("You've got to saddle up your boys, you've got to draw a hard line"...)
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To: Texan5

It wasn’t her who complained, it was someone watching the meeting on TV.


19 posted on 05/14/2014 12:17:23 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: dfwgator

I meant watching online, not on TV.


20 posted on 05/14/2014 12:17:39 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: nickcarraway
This guy has also been accused of cyber-bullying posing as "Michael Myers."
21 posted on 05/14/2014 12:17:44 PM PDT by Chad_the_Impaler
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To: Mouton

Just don’t say them in a meeting...


22 posted on 05/14/2014 12:17:50 PM PDT by Texan5 ("You've got to saddle up your boys, you've got to draw a hard line"...)
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To: nickcarraway

He is a Fatist !


23 posted on 05/14/2014 12:18:34 PM PDT by woofie
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To: nickcarraway

Typical school administrator, showing utter contempt for parents; they will slam Common Core down their throats regardless of what the parents think.


24 posted on 05/14/2014 12:20:10 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: faucetman
This was unprofessional behavior at a meeting. Just because he is gay, he doesn't have to be professional?

President Reagan never called anyone fat during a State of the Union speech, does that mean he was P.C.?

25 posted on 05/14/2014 12:20:30 PM PDT by nickcarraway
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To: dfwgator

Someone who should mind their own business if they weren’t there in person, in my opinion.

Several years ago, I had a comp client who was a trannie. One of my co-workers used to hum Dude Looked Like a Lady under her breath whenever he came to the office-we all thought it was hysterical, but we never laughed about that or any other client joke until clients were all gone, and we were closing up at 5...


26 posted on 05/14/2014 12:24:18 PM PDT by Texan5 ("You've got to saddle up your boys, you've got to draw a hard line"...)
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To: nickcarraway
""My words were inappropriate and do not reflect my feelings or attitudes," said Cote in a statement. "

LOL, what?

27 posted on 05/14/2014 12:24:52 PM PDT by CatherineofAragon ((Support Christian white males---the architects of the jewel known as Western Civilization).)
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To: Texan5

Assuming the women who called in pays property taxes, she pays his salary and is entitled.


28 posted on 05/14/2014 12:26:25 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: nickcarraway

Would she prefer to be called Chubby Ubsy?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C0yGxD6NVbc

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29 posted on 05/14/2014 12:28:30 PM PDT by Patriot Babe
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To: nickcarraway

These “Tolerant” lefties....


30 posted on 05/14/2014 12:29:40 PM PDT by editor-surveyor (Freepers: Not as smart as I'd hoped they'd be)
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To: Texan5

Many people were there, in person and otherwise. It was a board meeting on live stream. He stuck his foot in his mouth in the public square and on the record, perfectly valid reason for termination.


31 posted on 05/14/2014 12:31:00 PM PDT by discostu (Seriously, do we no longer do "phrasing"?!)
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To: nickcarraway

You’d think fat people would have thick skins.


32 posted on 05/14/2014 12:34:03 PM PDT by jrg
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To: dfwgator

Valid point, but I still think it is a bit much-I’m betting the publik skool system there certainly has more pressing problems than the board president calling a parent fat, or someone watching making a fuss over it.

I’d rather read that someone watching called to object to something having to do with what was being taught, lesson plans, etc-but then that would require giving a damn about something other than bad manners...


33 posted on 05/14/2014 12:36:52 PM PDT by Texan5 ("You've got to saddle up your boys, you've got to draw a hard line"...)
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To: Texan5

Not in and of itself perhaps, but I do think it does show the contempt he has for all parents. You can probably extrapolate and figure out this guy is big-time jerk.


34 posted on 05/14/2014 12:38:01 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: discostu

Those parents pay his salary, so they are perfectly entitled to make him hit the road.


35 posted on 05/14/2014 12:38:47 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: discostu

True-but I’d still rather see the outrage over something to do with the actual operation of the school, or the curriculum...


36 posted on 05/14/2014 12:40:20 PM PDT by Texan5 ("You've got to saddle up your boys, you've got to draw a hard line"...)
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To: Texan5

The job can’t be that tough, I’m sure they can find someone more professional to do the job.


37 posted on 05/14/2014 12:42:25 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: Texan5

If he’s that unprofessional and stupid he’s probably screwing that up too. But the board nature protects members from punishment there, since actions are always “by the board”. This time he did it all by himself.


38 posted on 05/14/2014 12:42:28 PM PDT by discostu (Seriously, do we no longer do "phrasing"?!)
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To: jrg; All
"You’d think fat people
would have thick skins."


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39 posted on 05/14/2014 12:45:33 PM PDT by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: dfwgator

Likely is, but the article doesn’t mention any outrage over anything like that.

Granted, we stretched every dollar to send our kids to private school, so I obviously have no use or liking for the public school system, even though I’m forced to pay for it-but I still think the outrage is overblown when there are probably much bigger issues there..


40 posted on 05/14/2014 12:47:13 PM PDT by Texan5 ("You've got to saddle up your boys, you've got to draw a hard line"...)
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To: Texan5; dfwgator

They put Al Capone away for tax evasion, even though that wasn’t the worst thing he did.


41 posted on 05/14/2014 12:50:05 PM PDT by nickcarraway
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To: nickcarraway

....so chubby is now the new N-word equivalent?


42 posted on 05/14/2014 12:51:10 PM PDT by READINABLUESTATE ("If guns cause crime, there must be something wrong with mine." -Ted Nugent)
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To: dfwgator; discostu

If it is like this state, all you have to do is breathe and know the right people to hold that position, hence it attracts idiots. I’d use the howling to advantage, if I were king-dig into all the dealings of the board-there is probably enough there for months of real outrage, firings and lawsuits...


43 posted on 05/14/2014 12:52:26 PM PDT by Texan5 ("You've got to saddle up your boys, you've got to draw a hard line"...)
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To: jrg
You’d think fat people would have thick skins.

No, you'd think it was thing because it has to be stretched to cover that volume — much like a balloon.

44 posted on 05/14/2014 12:59:21 PM PDT by OneWingedShark (Q: Why am I here? A: To do Justly, to love mercy, and to walk humbly with my God.)
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To: Texan5
Oh, good grief-now we all have a constitutional right not to be offended?

No. You would expect the guy who oversees education in your district not to be stupid.

45 posted on 05/14/2014 1:09:23 PM PDT by Starstruck (If my reply offends, you probably don't understand sarcasm or criticism...or do.)
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To: Starstruck

You can’t expect anyone to be anything they should now-especially when an institution is federally funded.


46 posted on 05/14/2014 1:45:40 PM PDT by Texan5 ("You've got to saddle up your boys, you've got to draw a hard line"...)
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To: TexasCajun

He doesn’t look like he misses too many meals, neither.


47 posted on 05/14/2014 1:46:30 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: Texan5

$100k for a ‘diversity training’ advocate to come stage some teambuilding exercises ought to cover it.


48 posted on 05/14/2014 1:47:18 PM PDT by TurboZamboni (Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable.-JFK)
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To: GeronL

Actually I think it’s pretty funny. But then I’m not at all PC and have a weird sense of humor. Maybe he should have described her as the mother who needed to concentrate on growing taller so she wouldn’t have a weight problem.


49 posted on 05/14/2014 2:21:46 PM PDT by Grams A (The Sun will rise in the East in the morning and God is still on his throne.)
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To: nickcarraway

He’s gay? Oh, no wonder the bitchy remark.


50 posted on 05/14/2014 2:39:13 PM PDT by miss marmelstein (Richard Lives Yet!)
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